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Panel tweaks proposal for alternative schools

Dec 19, 2014 3:47pm

In a special meeting last week, the state Board of Education approved a second public-comment period for a proposed system of assigning A-F letter grades to public schools.

The grading...

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House Call

Oct 09, 2014 2:28pm

Q: I consider myself to be fit, so why do I still get sore the day after a workout?

A: The soreness you experience the day after a workout is called delayed onset muscle soreness. This...

UACCM gets $1.1 million for improvements

Oct 09, 2014 2:28pm

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced last month that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $7.5 million in Arkansas to finance projects that will...

Magazine names Harding among South’s best universities

Oct 09, 2014 2:28pm

Harding University has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best universities in the South for the 21st consecutive year. The rankings are in the magazine’s 2015 Best Colleges...

Film competition to focus on historic sites

Oct 09, 2014 2:27pm

A new film competition will challenge Arkansas students to create short documentaries focusing on historic properties throughout the state, according to Arkansas Historic Preservation Program...

Yell County priest removed for alleged sexual misconduct

Oct 03, 2014 3:28pm

The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock says a Yell County priest has been removed from the ministry and will not be allowed to function as a priest again because of “credible...

Choctaw man joins Guard

Sep 25, 2014 5:28pm

Pvt. Jerith Pike of Choctaw recently enlisted into the Arkansas Army National Guard and has earned education benefits valued at $50,420.

Pike will serve as an infantryman after attending...

Program winds down

Sep 25, 2014 5:28pm

Ozark Opportunities Inc. will close its Regular and Crisis FY 2014 Summer Cooling Home Energy Assistance Programs on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, or prior to the closing date if funds are depleted...

Watch for armyworm invasion

Sep 25, 2014 5:05pm

Livestock and hay producers should be scouring their pastures and hay meadows for fall armyworms. Armyworm infestations can wreak havoc on lawns, hay fields, pastures, and newly planted fall...

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Murphy named to replace ousted judge

Sep 18, 2014 2:31pm

Gov. Mike Beebe on Monday appointed a replacement for a 20th Judicial District circuit judge who was removed by the state Supreme Court for misconduct.

Beebe appointed Conway attorney...

Court urged to reverse gay marriage ruling

Sep 18, 2014 2:28pm

The Arkansas Supreme Court should reverse a circuit judge’s ruling that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel’s office argued Monday in a court...

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